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Greek firefighters battle wildfire at resort near Athens

Sep. 20, 2021 19:02 PM EDT

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek authorities ordered outlying parts of a coastal resort town near Athens evacuated late Monday after a large wildfire broke out in the area. Media reports said a few houses on the outskirts of Nea Makri, some 30 kilometers (18 miles) northeast...

Wyoming man recovering from fiery truck crash near Gillette

Sep. 19, 2021 10:16 AM EDT

GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — The last thing Shane Fortner remembers is driving by the last big hill before entering Gillette. He was in his truck, tailing his dad, Bill, who was driving ahead of him north on Highway 59, heading into the south side of Gillette. ...

NTSB to investigate Tesla crash in Florida that left 2 dead

Sep. 17, 2021 21:35 PM EDT

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Federal officials said Friday they will investigate a fiery Tesla crash that left two people dead in South Florida. Three investigators with the National Transportation Safety Board are traveling next week to Coral Gables, where a Tesla Model 3...

Fire destroys, damages vehicles in Indianapolis auto yard

Sep. 15, 2021 10:14 AM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — About 40 vehicles have been destroyed or damaged during a fire in an Indianapolis auto yard. The blaze initially was reported about 1:45 a.m. Wednesday as a trash fire, according to the Indianapolis Fire Department. However, the...

Sheriff: Man killed in truck explosion in Troutdale, Oregon

Sep. 13, 2021 18:26 PM EDT

TROUTDALE, Ore. (AP) — An explosion in a pickup truck killed a man in Troutdale, Oregon early Monday, authorities said. Police and firefighters responded to calls at 2:19 a.m. Monday reporting a loud explosion and vehicle fire at a home on the 600 block of Southeast...

Man, 75, dies in fiery crash in northwestern North Dakota

Sep. 06, 2021 13:02 PM EDT

POWERS LAKE, N.D. (AP) — A 75-year-old man has died after a fiery crash in northwestern North Dakota. The North Dakota Highway Patrol said the crash happened on Sunday night about four miles south of Powers Lake on 76th Avenue Northwest. The man...

Cops: Man holding baby fires shots following minor car crash

Sep. 03, 2021 10:41 AM EDT

CINCINNATI, Ohio (AP) — A man holding a baby in his arms fired shots at a woman following a road rage incident in Cincinnati. The shooting occurred Wednesday, about 30 minutes after a minor car accident involving two women. No injuries were reported in the accident, but...

German prosecutors charge 6 over spectacular jewelry heist

Sep. 02, 2021 07:28 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors said Thursday that they have filed charges against six suspects in the spectacular theft of 18th-century jewels from a Dresden museum in 2019, accusing them of organized robbery and arson. The men, German nationals aged 22 to 27, are...

Man charged in cop vehicle fire ordered to mental hospital

Aug. 31, 2021 12:37 PM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — One of the two men accused of setting a Rhode Island police cruiser on fire last summer has been found not competent to stand trial for now, with a judge recommending Friday that he be treated at a hospital. Two mental health professionals found...

Police release details after fatal shooting at department

Aug. 31, 2021 10:54 AM EDT

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina have released more details about an encounter that turned deadly for a man they said set fire to a patrol car in the police department’s parking lot and attacked an officer. Christopher Moore walked into the Greensboro...